Teriyaki & Grilled Pineapple Burger

Teriyaki & Grilled Pineapple Burger


  • – To make teriyaki sauce stir together soy sauce, mirin and brown sugar in a saucepan.
  • – Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, and cook, stirring occasionally, until slightly reduced and syrupy, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat, stir in ginger, and set aside to cool. Meanwhile, preheat grill.
  • – Brush frozen gardein burgers with some of the teriyaki sauce. Grill over medium heat, turning every minute for 4 to 6 minutes, brushing with teriyaki sauce frequently.
  • – During last minute of cooking, place a slice of cheese on each burger and melt.
  • – Grill pineapple slices over medium heat until caramelized, about 1 minute per side.
  • – Toast cut side of hamburger buns on grill over medium heat.
  • – Assemble burgers by spreading some of the mayonnaise on bottom hamburger bun, topping with a piece of lettuce, a few slices of onion, gardein ultimate burger patty and a slice of grilled pineapple.
  • – Drizzle with a little of remaining teriyaki sauce before capping each burger with a hamburger bun top. Serve immediately.
  • Chef Tip: Mirin is a sweetened rice wine that can be found in the Asian or international section of your grocery store.


  • 120ml low sodium soy sauce or tamari
  • 120ml mirin
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh grated ginger
  • 1 package Gardein ultimate beefless burger
  • 8 slices swiss cheese (vegan option avaiable)
  • fresh pineapple rings
  • sesame seed hamburger buns, cut in half
  • 4 tablespoons mayonnaise (vegan option available)
  • 4 pieces of boston bibb or iceberg lettuce
  • 1/2 red onion, cut into thin slices

For a delicious meal!

Yield: serves 4

Preparation Time: 10 min

Cooking Time: 20 min

Total Time: 30 min